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  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sand placement on Venice Beach is once again moving along after heavy seas and a mechanical problem caused a several-day shutdown of operations, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District.   The $20.7 million project for the renourishment of Venice Beach will help protect infrastructure and property from storm damage, while other […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Supervisor Ed Romaine and Councilwoman Connie Kepert met with Senator Ken LaValle on January 29 at the historic Swezey Avey House in Yaphank to thank him for securing a $1.1 million New York State grant for additional work at Lower and Upper Yaphank Lakes. In 2013, the Town completed dredging of Upper Yaphank Lake in an […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Mesotech’s M3 Bathy System, an entry-level survey system for shallow-water bathymetric applications, is now officially designated compliant with IHO S-44, a reference standard for companies engaged in hydrographic surveying, marine engineering or nautical charting. The IHO compliance consists of various criteria including vertical accuracy and target detection standards. In order to assess IHO-S44 compliance, […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An initiative to provide sanitary sewer systems to 40 villages in the southern district of New Chimbote was being delayed by a series of overfilled treatment/oxidation ponds. Excess soil accumulation combined with high sludge levels reduced the ponds’ original design capacities and created a toxic flooding hazard in the event of heavy rains. The solution […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbor authorities, offshore companies and other organizations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organizes the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday 23 March through Friday 27 March 2015 in Cape […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The month of January begins a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). Incorporated in May 1965, the association brought together 60 participants of 38 international dredging contractors from 12 countries. Dredging has always been an invisible industry: the work is done underwater, low-keyed, pragmatic and highly technical. Deeper […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The eighth event in the ICE Coastal Management conference series will take place in 2015 in the Netherlands. The conference will run 7-9 September with a technical visit on 7 September. Occurring every four years, this international conference series brings together engineers, scientists and coastal management professionals from across the world. The call for papers […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The World Organisation of Dredging Associations (WODA) and Central Dredging Association (CEDA) have announced that the WODA workshop on underwater sound in relation to dredging, will be held on Thursday 26 March 2015, in Paris, France. The effects of underwater sound are an important environmental issue. This is clearly reflected by main policy developments such […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dean E. Corgey was unanimously reappointed Port Commissioner of the Port of Houston Authority yesterday by Houston City Council. Mayor Annise D. Parker cited Corgey’s broad experience and how it qualifies him to be a member of the Port Commission. “Not only does he bring a labor perspective to the commission, but he also brings an […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of states and tribes to protect and restore wetlands.  “Wetlands are part of the foundation of our nation’s water resources and are vital to the health of waterways and communities that are downstream,” said Ken Kopocis, Deputy Assistant Administrator […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and New York Sea Grant are hosting a series of public workshops across New York’s Great Lakes basin to provide information on the Great Lakes Action Agenda, Commissioner Joe Martens announced yesterday. “The Great Lakes Action Agenda is an important tool to help achieve our shared vision […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering (ICWRCOE 2015) will take place from March 12-14, 2015, in Surathkal, Mangalore, India. This conference will provide a platform for researchers, engineers, scientists and academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the globe to present their research results and developmental activities in the […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A series of public workshops are being sponsored by the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Working Group to facilitate public participation in the 2015 update of the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS).   The first Working Group-sponsored workshop will be held Monday, January 26th from 1 – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Steve Mathies, a renowned expert in ecosystem restoration and sustainable urban and coastal development, has joined ENVIRON as a Principal in the firm’s New Orleans, Louisiana, office. Dr. Mathies will direct the firm’s strategic services aimed at helping communities, government agencies and companies located in the U.S. and abroad with developing and implementing climate […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Marlink has been selected to provide high-end VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) services for the fleet of the international dredging and offshore contractor Van Oord. The contract is expected to include 30 vessels being supported by Marlink’s customized VSAT services by the end of 2015. Marlink’s VSAT services have provided voice and data connectivity services […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Centerville Builders, Inc., is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing a 6-slip boating facility in Warwick, Rhode Island. The proposed project includes the construction of a new 6-slip boating facility called Pawtuxet by the Sea. The […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hosted and co-organized by the Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, the 9th International SedNet conference will be held on 23-26 September 2015, in Kraków, Poland. At the core of this SedNet conference will be the link between sediment and society, and the exchange of knowledge and respective experiences […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    For his contributions to hydraulic engineering, Prof. Marcel Stive, Delft University of Technology, has been awarded with the 2015 International Coastal Engineering award by ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers). The Coast, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (COPRI), a semi-autonomous institute of ASCE, chose to award Prof. Marcel “for his innovative research and educational contributions to the […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal HaskoningDHV, international engineering and project management consultancy with over 130 years of experience, is taking part in the Room for the River program.  Room for the River breaks with the traditional Dutch reliance on dike reinforcement in flood risk management. Instead, it seeks solutions by increasing river conveyance by opening up more room for the […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    In a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) urged the USACE to explore alternatives to disposal of dredged sediment in Lake Erie.  The senators called for an independent assessment to determine the practice’s impact on water quality, the ecosystem, and Ohio’s shipping industry. “While […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    This week, Grand Teton National Park advanced a riverbank restoration project to remove approximately 13 tons of old angle iron beams from the Buffalo Fork of the Snake River. Grand Teton proposed the removal of these structures in its Snake River Headwaters Comprehensive River Management Plan, completed in 2014. Shortly after, permits were obtained from […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging the Texas coast to keep navigation channels open for commerce and recreation often goes unnoticed, with many citizens not aware this vital process is taking place out in the Gulf of Mexico on a recurring basis. For David B. Boothby Jr., leaving a successful 31-year career in the private sector for a new position […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In partnership with New York Sea Grant, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens yesterday announced $89,000 in grants for four projects that will help Great Lakes coastal communities to increase storm resiliency and protect water quality. “New York remains vulnerable to the effects of climate change, especially from more frequent severe […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Seaview Bridgeport LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing a boat ramp, floats and doing other work in Bridgeport, Conn. The proposed project includes the construction of a boat ramp (approximately 35 feet wide by […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Corps oldest dredge wrapped up another successful dredging season on the Middle Mississippi, January 8. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District’s Dredger Potter, built in 1932 during the Great Depression did not let age stand in her way as she moved more than 3.2 million cubic yards of sediment this year […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan de Nul Group, an industry leading expert in dredging and marine construction activities, has confirmed an order with SMD for a Quasar MkII 150hp 3000m rated work class remotely operated vehicle (ROV). The high specification system including Tophat Tether Management System, A-Frame, Umbilical Winch and dual control system (vessel bridge and control cabin) will […]